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NEWSLETTER – Edition 8

COMMON APP ESSAY PROMPTS Do you have a high school junior? If so, it's time to start thinking about the Common App essay. The essay is part of the overall Common Application—an online application you can use to apply to more than 900 colleges. Each year, more than one million students apply to college using… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 8

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 7

GAP YEARS GAIN IN POPULARITY One of the outcomes of the present pandemic is that more and more high school seniors are considering taking a gap year before college. Traditionally, there are many reasons to take a gap year. The current trend is based mostly on comparing the cost of college with the shift to… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 7

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 6

FEATURING MORE TIDBITS THAN USUAL In this season filled with so much love, I've decided to share a little of my own. My role as a college consultant is to provide you with information and advice. You can research and find your own information, but my weekly newsletter is designed highlight the news you need… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 6

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 5

EXPLORING COLLEGES NEED NOT WAIT So the pandemic has you stuck at home. Use this time to explore and research colleges. There are numerous books on the market (my favorite is noted below). There are hundreds of virtual tours. And now a few institutions are opening back up for in-person visits. One such school is… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 5

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 4

NEED, MERIT AID, & SCHOLARSHIPS - OH, MY! Whether you have an eighth grader or a high school senior, you should be considering how you will pay for college. Maybe your student will qualify for need-based financial aid. In most cases, families will be scrambling to find merit aid and scholarships. However, the sooner you… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 4

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 3

AND SO IT BEGINS ... Bye, middle school. Hello, high school!  Many of your eight graders were introduced to high school last week. It's certainly an exciting time. New responsibilities. New freedoms. Classes to take. Clubs to join. So many things to consider! And as always, I would love to help in any way you'll let… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 3

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 2

GETTING BACK TO WORK You've wiped the slate clean and started anew, but now what do you do? Navigating the college admissions process can be overwhelming. Determining what to do when differs for each student and family. January is a good month to collect information - on colleges, admissions strategies, standardized tests, building resumes, and… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 2

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NEWSLETTER – Edition 1

LET'S PUT OUR BEST FOOT FORWARD COVID hampered many of our efforts in 2020. Let's wipe the slate clean and start anew in 2021 with great plans to live in the moment and prepare for the future. Let's help our kids unearth those daring college dreams and strategically find ways to chase and achieve them.… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 1